Aides Mémoire

In this section I have compiled a list of the most theoretical/empirical posts I have written. Many of them are based on some specific set(s) of economics or political science article(s). The idea is for them to be used as technical support for future analysis. The posts are organised in two parallel ways:

  • Chronologically
  • Topically

By Chronological Order:

  1. Evaluating the Criticisms against the EU
  2. Euro Update (13) – Delusions of Intergovernmentalism
  3. Accommodating the ECB and the Democratic Costs of Intergovernmentalism
  4. Controlling the Economy: Discourse and Reality
  5. ECB Monetary Policy Tools – A brief review
  6. Banking Intermediation, FRB & Bank Runs
  7. Asymmetries of Information, Overlending and the Output gap
  8. Leverage and Balance Sheet Management: Reserve Ratios and VaR
  9. ECB Balance Sheet: Composition, Scope and Limits
  10. ECB: Monetary Policy Transmission – Interest Rate Channel System, Reserves & the Interbanking Market
  11. ECB Market Intervention: Covered Bond Purchasing Programme (CBPP)
  12. ECB Market Intervention: The Securities Market Programme (SMP)
  13. Greek default and exit from the Euro-Zone: Is it a Good or Bad idea?
  14. Why Germans should support the Euro: TIBA, not TINA
  15. Financial Indicators: A guide to MACD and RSI using Bloomberg Interactive Charts
  16. OCA Theory – Asymmetric shocks in the Euro-Zone, Long Term Structural Problems & the need for EU Fiscal Union
  17. On Fiscal Multipliers – General Case and The Eurozone
  18. Divergence in the Euro-Zone: Famous, Obscure and Predictable Facts
  19. No-Arbitrage Condition and Interest Rate Parity
  20. On International (European) Political Economy Equilibria – Introductory thoughts and some Intuition
  21. On Banking Unions – Concepts, their Status, Proposals & Examples
  22. Balassa-Samuelson Effect
  23. The Logic of Collective Action
  24. (European) Debt Mutualisation: Lessons from the USA
  25. Moral Hazard: Labour Market & Insurance
  26. ECB Market Intervention: Outright Monetary Transactions (“OMT”) – A Preliminary Assessment
  27. A Brief Review of the Eurosystem’s TARGET2 Imbalances
  28. What Happened in 2012
  29. The Chinese Economy: A short guide to its Past, Present and Future
  30. A Very Quick Overview of Brazil’s Economy – Transactions, Institutions and Human Capital

By Topic

  1. ECB & Monetary Policy
    1. On Banking Unions – Concepts, their Status, Proposals & Examples
    2. ECB Monetary Policy Tools – A brief review
    3. ECB Balance Sheet: Composition, Scope and Limits
    4. ECB: Monetary Policy Transmission – Interest Rate Channel System, Reserves & the Interbanking Market
    5. ECB Market Intervention: Covered Bond Purchasing Programme (CBPP)
    6. ECB Market Intervention: The Securities Market Programme (SMP)
    7. ECB Market Intervention: Outright Monetary Transactions (“OMT”) – A Preliminary Assessment
    8. A Brief Review of the Eurosystem’s TARGET2 Imbalances
  2. Banking and Finance
    1. Banking Intermediation, FRB & Bank Runs
    2. Asymmetries of Information, Overlending and the Output gap
    3. Leverage and Balance Sheet Management: Reserve Ratios and VaR
    4. Financial Indicators: A guide to MACD and RSI using Bloomberg Interactive Charts
    5. A Brief Review of the Eurosystem’s TARGET2 Imbalances
  3. Fiscal Policy
    1. OCA Theory – Asymmetric shocks in the Euro-Zone, Long Term Structural Problems & the need for EU Fiscal Union
    2. On Fiscal Multipliers – General Case and The Eurozone
  4. European Political Economy Interdependences
    1. Evaluating the Criticisms against the EU
    2. Euro Update (13) – Delusions of Intergovernmentalism
    3. Accommodating the ECB and the Democratic Costs of Intergovernmentalism
    4. Controlling the Economy: Discourse and Reality
    5. Greek default and exit from the Euro-Zone: Is it a Good or Bad idea?
    6. Why Germans should support the Euro: TIBA, not TINA
    7. OCA Theory – Asymmetric shocks in the Euro-Zone, Long Term Structural Problems & the need for EU Fiscal Union
    8. On Fiscal Multipliers – General Case and The Eurozone
    9. Divergence in the Euro-Zone: Famous, Obscure and Predictable Facts
    10. On International (European) Political Economy Equilibria – Introductory thoughts and some Intuition
    11. (European) Debt Mutualisation: Lessons from the USA
    12. A Brief Review of the Eurosystem’s TARGET2 Imbalances
  5. Economic Concepts
    1. No-Arbitrage Condition and Interest Rate Parity
    2. Balassa-Samuelson Effect
    3. The Logic of Collective Action
    4. Moral Hazard: Labour Market & Insurance
  6. Reviews
    1. What Happened in 2012
    2. The Chinese Economy: A short guide to its Past, Present and Future
    3. A Very Quick Overview of Brazil’s Economy – Transactions, Institutions and Human Capital

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